The Japanese Persimmon is another great Mame bonsai as it packs a punch in a small form with bright orange fruits. It originates from China and is also called the Kaki Persimmon and Asian Persimmon.
Monthly Archives: March 2014
Apples make great bonsai subject to which species you select and one recommended would be Malus x Zumi which is a cross between Malus baccata var mandshurica and Malus sieboldii.
If you are looking for a superb tropical bonsai to keep indoors in the UK you cannot go far wrong with a Ficus, they are great and provide all year round interest and green in the home. They are also commonly used on Office environments to bring the outside inside and provide a pleasant and… Read more »
No voting took place at this month’s meeting
Date for your diary is the 15th and 16th March 2014 where Sutton Bonsai Society presents a mix of plant sales, displays and care information for beginners through to experts at Royal Horticultural Society Garden at Wisley. The Sutton Bonsai Club is also offering a re-potting and styling service (from £5 per tree). Bring your bonsai trees… Read more »
Annual Big Bonsai Boot Sale in the Garden’s Car Park on Sunday 16th March 2014 from 8am to 12pm. Everything for the beginner and enthusiast. Run by the Friends of the National Bonsai Collection. Phone 01543 685600 to book space.
For anybody that wants to visit Lodder BV this is a very good opportunity for a great show and lots of bargains. This year the ‘Lodder’s open days’ will be the weekend of 8th and 9th of March. There will be many stands of Japanese arts and crafts, Sushi lovers will get their money’s worth. On Saturday… Read more »
When you start the hobby of bonsai there are so many aesthetic elements to absorb as well as enjoy that it can appear quite daunting at first but do not be daunted, have some fun and enjoy the journey.
Thank you to all who helped to put on the show from the visitors, exhibitors, traders, clubs and societies, raffle prize donators, Swindon Club members and the centre staff to name but a few.